You may know Riz Ahmed from big screen stints like his supporting role in the 2014 Jake Gyllenhaal-led thriller Nightcrawler, or his forthcoming gigs in the Jason Bourne and Star Wars flicks. More recently, he plays leading man Naz Khan on HBO's new crime thriller The Night Of. Beyond the screen, though, the London-based actor also has a rap catalog.
Born Rizwan Ahmed, the British-Pakistani rapper, better known as Riz MC, frequently airs out his thoughts on racial tensions and immigrant-related issues in England on wax. With Episode 2 of The Night Of less than a week away, tune into four fast facts about his MC career below.
Riz launched his rap career at an open mic night